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CANCELLED – Crowley Oaks Restoration Workday

Crowley Oaks Woods 18725 Crowley Rd., Harvard, IL

This workday is cancelled due to Wednesday's weather forecast!  Join Larry for another restoration adventure at Crowley Oak Woods! Restoration has been occurring on this 80 acre tract since the winter of 2020 and we're making excellent progress clearing the brush from the highest quality areas of the preserve. We conducted our first prescribed burn here this spring and the ground […]

Final Friday Restoration Workday with Kim!

Woody species removal from a small prairie (30 min-1 hour) followed by a Fleming Road oak rescue! cutting down buckthorn, honeysuckle and other pesky species. *Jan will provide snacks and coffee indoors during our break! Directions: From the intersection of IL-47 and Rt 14, head north on IL-47/ S Eastwood Drive for 0.7 miles and turn […]

SOLD OUT – Forest Bathing Walk at Hennen Conservation Area

Hennen Conservation Area 4622 Dean St., Woodstock, IL, United States

Join certified forest bathing guide Jennifer Boudart for a slow, mindful walk that will help you reconnect with nature. You’ll be guided through a series of gentle, open-ended invitations to awaken your senses and relax into the present moment as you explore what the land has to offer. The pace is easy, and the walk […]

$25

Crowley Oaks Restoration Workday

Crowley Oaks Woods 18725 Crowley Rd., Harvard, IL

Join Larry for another restoration adventure at Crowley Oak Woods! Restoration has been occurring on this 80 acre tract since the winter of 2020 and we're making excellent progress clearing the brush from the highest quality areas of the preserve. We conducted our first prescribed burn here this spring and the ground layer has responded in a really positive way! We'll […]

Westwood Conservation Area Restoration Workday

Westwood Park 1599 Hillside Trail, Woodstock, IL

Westwood is a Woodstock owned Illinois Nature Preserve buffer and serves as a ‘protective’ zone that helps slow the spread of invasive species into Yonder Prairie. Come join us this Tuesday as we continue clearing buckthorn and honeysuckle out of this strategically important conservation area. Directions: From Woodstock, take South Street southwest out of town and […]

CANCELLED – Thompson Road Farm Restoration Workday

Thompson Road Farm 9505 Thompson Rd., Bull Valley, IL

This workday has been moved to Hennen Conservation Area - 4622 Dean St. in Woodstock.  Unfortunately, the ground is too muddy to drive back at TRF.  Join Bruce Killips at Thompson Road Farm for a day of woodland restoration! TLC partnered with Bull Valley to purchase and protect this property as a natural area. It's made up of mostly wet sedge meadow and […]

Crowley Oaks Restoration Workday

Crowley Oaks Woods 18725 Crowley Rd., Harvard, IL

Join Larry for another restoration adventure at Crowley Oak Woods! Restoration has been occurring on this 80 acre tract since the winter of 2020 and we're making excellent progress clearing the brush from the highest quality areas of the preserve. We conducted our first prescribed burn here this spring and the ground layer has responded in a really positive way! We'll […]

Plan Your Native Plant Garden Webinar

Planning to start a new native plant garden this spring? Join us! TLC’s Sarah Michehl will cover topics such as site preparation, favorite easy plant choices for sun and shade, the pollinator connection, and vital maintenance tips to make any garden a success.

Free

Crowley Oaks Restoration Workday

Crowley Oaks Woods 18725 Crowley Rd., Harvard, IL

Join Larry for another restoration adventure at Crowley Oak Woods! Restoration has been occurring on this 80 acre tract since the winter of 2020 and we're making excellent progress clearing the brush from the highest quality areas of the preserve. We conducted our first prescribed burn here this spring and the ground layer has responded in a really positive way! We'll […]

Thompson Road Farm Restoration Workday

Thompson Road Farm 9505 Thompson Rd., Bull Valley, IL

Join Bruce Killips at Thompson Road Farm for a day of woodland restoration! TLC partnered with Bull Valley to purchase and protect this property as a natural area. It's made up of mostly wet sedge meadow and woodland habitats that are in need of invasive management. The oak woods is roughly 35 acres and heavily infested with buckthorn, honeysuckle and bittersweet but many […]

Crowley Oaks Restoration Workday

Crowley Oaks Woods 18725 Crowley Rd., Harvard, IL

Join Larry for another restoration adventure at Crowley Oak Woods! Restoration has been occurring on this 80 acre tract since the winter of 2020 and we're making excellent progress clearing the brush from the highest quality areas of the preserve. We conducted our first prescribed burn here this spring and the ground layer has responded in a really positive way! We'll […]

Final Friday Restoration Workday at Spring Hollow

Spring Hollow Nature Preserve 1314 S. Fleming Td., Woodstock, IL

TLC is partering with the IDNR to host an even more special Final Friday workday event at one of our conservation easement sites in Bull Valley! Spring Hollow is teeming with important plant species that favor higher light levels than what is allowed to penetrate through the canopy. For this workday we'll continue thinning some […]